is the organ composed of 18 independent experts who control the application of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its member states. He also controls the application of the three optional protocols of the Convention, concerningt he
The Committee adopted general comments referring to special articles, provisions and themes on the Convention to help the member states to fulfill their obligations from the Convention on the rights of the Child and to stimulate international organizations and specialized institutions which are interested in the progressive and effective implementation of the rights recognized by the Convention. At any time, the members of the Committee can offer general comments concerning an article, a provision or a theme. The Committee can decide to develop general comments on an article, a provision or a theme, which was discussed earlier in one of his sessions of general debate.
The comments are available in French and English..
|1||Article 29 (1): The aims of education||2001|
|3||HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child||2003|
Treatment of unaccompanied and seperated
minors outside theiir country of origin
|7||Implementing child rights in early childhood||2006|
|9||The rights of children with disabilities||2007|
|10||Children’s rights in juvenile justice||2007|
|11||Indigenous children and their rights under the Convention||2009|
|12||The right of the child to be heard||2009|
|18||Joint general recommendation No. 31 of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women/general comment No. 18 of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on harmful practices||2014|
|20||The implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence||2016|
|21||Children in street situations||2017|
|22||Joint general comment No. 3 (2017) of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families and No. 22 (2017) of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the general principles regarding the human rights of children in the context of international migration**||2017|
|23||Joint general comment No. 4 (2017) of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families and No. 23 (2017) of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on State obligations regarding the human rights of children in the context of international migration in countries of origin, transit, destination and return||2017|
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